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Flag: Army/Navy

Object Number: 
1943.476
Date: 
1942
Medium: 
Wool, cotton, metal grommets
Dimensions: 
Overall: 48 x 95 1/4 in. ( 121.9 x 241.9 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on hoist: "P.Q.D./ ABACROME INC./ 455 West 45th St./ New York City"
Description: 
Wool pennant shaped, swallow tailed Army-Navy flag; red wool along hoist with the inscription "ARMY" in white cotton letters; tail end blue wool with inscription "NAVY" in white cotton letters with a star above "NAVY"; in center a white "E" surrounded by a gold wreath; white cotton hoist with metal grommets at each end; outline of cotton around all the edges of the flag.
Gallery Label: 
This flag was presented on July 22, 1942 to the Sperry-Gyroscope Co. for excellence in War production. The star was attatched on January 30, 1943 for continued excellence.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Sperry-Gyroscope Co., Inc.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group